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Record ID: LIN-87CB7B
Object type: FERRULE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Lincolnshire
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A copper alloy Iron Age to Roman (AD c.800-c.410) ferrule. Overall, the ferrule measures 11.5mm long and 16.3mm in diameter. It weighs 5.55g. The ferrule is a short tube with 1.6mm thick walls. Its purpose is uncertain.
Created on: Thursday 4th September 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 16th September 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sleaford area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DUR-222EB5
Object type: FERRULE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
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Balustered ferrule Copper alloy balustered ferrule, with perforated cylindrical central shaft, expanding into disc-shaped mouldings at centre and one end. The other end of the shaft is distorted, as if it had been crushed. Parallels: This is similar to a ferrule from the related 1843 hoard, M.81. Measurements: Length: 24.9mm; diameter of terminal disc: 21.20mm; diameter of central disc: 919.5mm; diameter of central shaft: 11.38mm; weight: 20g
Created on: Friday 10th June 2011
Last updated: Thursday 13th June 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Richmond Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-F30921
Object type: FERRULE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy Fitting. A thick curved cast object, possibly bent around a former or the edge of another object. Three sharply moulded circumferential ribs are set centrally on its convex surface; the central rib expands forming a triangular field at each edge, where it is flanked by the other two ribs. Suggested date: Late Iron Age, 300 BC to 100 AD. Length/Height: 15.17mm, Thickness: 3.63mm, Weight: 9.50gms.
Created on: Monday 21st June 2010
Last updated: Friday 30th July 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Winterton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-EBDE02
Object type: FERRULE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
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Incomplete Late Iron Age/ Roman copper alloy ferrule or possible bead, consisting of a strip of sheet copper alloy rolled into a flattish ring, 2.57mm thick at one open end and 1.63mm thick at the other. It is damaged to the underside, where the two halves join, and missing the thinned edge here. The ferrule or bead is 18.89mm long, 21.79mm wide and 17.29mm high (its internal measurements are 16.76x13.04mm). It is decorated with two concentric incised lines. On the underside, these peter out where the surface is flattened. It is likely this part would have been underneath an overlap…
Created on: Thursday 28th May 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pewsey', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-7A9021
Object type: FERRULE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy cone-shaped ferrule extending into a rolled-sheet hook at its end. It is made from sheet copper alloy 0.5mm thick. There is a slight gap where each end meets and on the opposite side near the open circular end is a rive hole 1.5mm in diameter. The metal is bluey-green in colour, suggestive of an Iron Age or Roman date, but this is uncertain. It may also be medieval. It is 20mm long and max 5mm in diameter (internal 3.5mm), weighing 1.01g.
Created on: Thursday 21st April 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kingston Deverill', grid reference and parish protected.


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